Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Great night of red carpet interviews, celebs and meeting the man of the evening - Larry King!


Saturday night (2/25/12) at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood before the red carpet interviews and interview with Larry King - great night produced by the Guard A Heart Foundation!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Guard a Heart, Guardian of Heart Awards Pre-Oscar Benefit Honoring Larry King February 25, 2012



Name: Guard A Heart, a foundation dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease prevention, will be presenting the first Guardian of Hearts Award to Larry King in recognition of his contribution to saving lives through The Larry King Cardiac Foundation.

Very excited to be the Red Carpet Host/Reporter for this great event honoring Larry King and his Heart Foundation!

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012
5:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Location:
Avalon Hollywood
1735 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028


Event Information

Guard a Heart, Guardian of Heart Awards Pre- Oscar Benefit is THE event of Oscar Week. 1,500 guests from around the world come to honor luminaries in Heart Health awareness, prevention, research & philanthropy. The evening culminates with performances by top entertainers and rising stars, a silent auction, raffle and much more.
Guard A Heart, a foundation dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease prevention, will be presenting the first Guardian of Hearts Award to Larry King in recognition of his contribution to saving lives through The Larry King Cardiac Foundation. Also being honored will be Dr. Louis Ignarro, co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for demonstrating the signaling properties of nitric oxide to improve cardiovascular health and prevent heart disease. His ground-breaking work— the basis for his 2005 best-selling book, NO More Heart Disease— established Dr. Ignarro as perhaps the world’s leading authority on the nutritional approach to cardiac wellness.

The exclusive gala represents the launch of Guard A Heart’s “Know Your Risk, Save A Life” campaign to raise awareness about the importance of effective risk assessment in preventing heart attacks. Douglas Harrington, M.D., CEO of Aviir Heart Laboratories, Phil Tsao, Associate Professor of Cardiology and Tom Quertermous, M.D., Head of Cardiology Research at Stanford University will present the award to Mr. Larry King. Aviir is a biotechnology company founded by cardiologists and scientists at Stanford University, dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests. Major Sponsors Kyani will be presenting Dr. Ignarro with his award; representing Kyani are Lora Thomas, Chris Cannon and Senior Vice President of Marketing Steven Hatch.

Emcee for the evening will be seven-time Emmy Award-winning and seven-time cable ACE Award-winning host, interviewer, narrator, writer, and producer, Roy Firestone. As the ground-breaking, original host of ESPN’s legendary Up Close, Up Close Classic and Up Close Primetime, Firestone has interviewed more than 5,000 athletes, musicians, actors and political figures, as well as scores of writers and filmmakers.
Guard a Heart is a non-profit foundation established in 2011. More information can be found at www.guardaheart.org. This event is not affiliated with the 2012 Academy Awards.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Executive Director of Guard-A-Heart Foundation, Estrella Harrington, featured on OC Talk Radio



On February 9, 2012, Executive Director of The Guard-A-Heart Foundation, Estrella Harrington, was featured on The MOMz Rock the House Show, hosted by Janeane Bernstein. The show airs at 12n pst on OC Talk Radio and streams live on www.octalkradio.net.

Do you know your risk for heart disease? Did you know narrowing of the arteries is not the biggest culprit for a heart attack? Did you know you can request a blood test to determine your risk of a heart attack? Most likely, you answered no to most of these questions, as did I! Featured guest Estella Harrington shares her insight into heart disease and how her Guard-A-Heart Foundation is helping to save lives and increase our awareness.

If you missed Estrella's interview on OC TALK RADIO, you can listen on the player below:



The Guard-A-Heart Foundation has an invitation only event coming up in LA February 25th, 2012 honoring Larry King. Radio Show host and reporter Janeane Bernstein will be there as Red Carpet Host. Here is more info on the event.

EVENT OVERVIEW
Guard a Heart, Guardian of Heart Awards Pre- Oscar Benefit is THE event of Oscar Week. 1,500 guests from around the world come to honor luminaries in Heart Health awareness, prevention, research & philanthropy. The evening culminates with perfomances by top entertainers and rising stars, a silent auction, raffle and much more....

Guard a Heart Foundation invites you to join us for this exciting event.
Guard A Heart, a foundation dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease prevention, announced that it will be presenting the first Guardian of Hearts Award to Larry King in recognition of his contribution to saving lives through The Larry King Cardiac Foundation. The award will be presented at a private pre-Oscar party to be held at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood on February 25, 2012. This invitation-only event will include foreign dignitaries, politicians & celebrities.
Also being honored will be Dr. Louis Ignarro, co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for demonstrating the signaling properties of nitric oxide to improve cardiovascular health and prevent heart disease. His ground-breaking work— the basis for his 2005 best-selling book, NO More Heart Disease— established Dr. Ignarro as perhaps the world’s leading authority on the nutritional approach to cardiac wellness.

The exclusive gala represents the launch of Guard A Heart’s “Know Your Risk, Save A Live” campaign to raise awareness about the importance of effective risk assessment in preventing heart attacks. Douglas Harrington, M.D., CEO of Aviir Heart Laboratories, Phil Tsao, Associate Professor of Cardiology and Tom Quertermous, M.D., Head of Cardiology Research at Stanford University will present the award to Mr. Larry King. Aviir is a biotechnology company founded by cardiologists and scientists at Stanford University, dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests.

Guard a Heart is a non-profit foundation established in 2011. More information can be found at www.guardaheart.org. Sponsorship and tickets are still available. This event is not affiliated with the 2012 Academy Awards.

ATTENDEES
Attendees to this pre-oscar benefit include Hollywood actors, musicians, sport figures, key community leaders, politician, foreign dignitaries, leading health care professionals.

THIS IS A PRIVATE BY INVITATION ONLY EVENT
RSVP REQUIRED BY FEBRUARY 17, 2011.

For tickets to this event:
General Admission: $150/ 10 or more $125 PROMO CODE: 10Plus (case sensitive)
Includes: Gift bag + hors d'oeuvres

VIP Ticket: $350/ 10 or more $325 PROMO CODE: 10Plus (case sensitive)includes VIP Aviir lounge access, hors d'oeuvres , balcony seating for performance, gift bags

ABOVE ALL ELSE GUARD YOUR HEART FOR IT IS THE WELLSPRING OF LIFE

Janeane Bernstein

Janeane Bernstein
Photo by Ralph Palumbo

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